Cheesy Chicken Spinach Bake Recipe | Yummly

Cheesy Chicken Spinach Bake

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7Ingredients
40Minutes
320Calories
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Ingredients

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  • 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts (cut in half lengthwise)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil (divided)
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 6 ounces cream cheese (softened)
  • 2 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
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    NutritionView More

    320Calories
    Sodium14% DV330mg
    Fat37% DV24g
    Protein43% DV22g
    Carbs1% DV3g
    Fiber0% DV0g
    Calories320Calories from Fat220
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat24g37%
    Saturated Fat11g55%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol100mg33%
    Sodium330mg14%
    Potassium340mg10%
    Protein22g43%
    Calories from Fat220
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate3g1%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Sugars1g2%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C2%
    Calcium15%
    Iron2%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(232)

    Rich 2 days ago
    Wow! Delicious! I doctored it using some ideas in the comments-paprika on the chicken, doubled the spinach and added minced garlic while it sautéed. I also added a couple of tbsp of pesto to the cream cheese. I waited to add the mozzarella until about 25 minutes in to finish the 40 minutes and then put on a low broil for a few minutes to brown the top. Served it over angel hair pasta with olive oil and Italian seasoning. The whole family went back for more. Did I say wow?!?!
    Kenzie B. 6 days ago
    The chicken was moist and tender and the cream cheese and spinach flavor was rly good. Will make it again
    Nora 9 days ago
    Made this tonight. I think I’ll put my own spin on it next time. It was a little bland. The chicken came out great. It tasted fine, just felt like it needed more.
    Shirrell Jackson 10 days ago
    Very filling and very tasty. I never thought to add cream cheese on chicken, but it was delicious! I added more pieces of chicken, so I increased the garlic and a few more ingredients, but I love garlic so you can never add too much garlic. Great dish!
    Chris 16 days ago
    This was really good! I added sun dried tomatoes also!! So yummy!!
    Very good, easy to make family loved it!
    Jorie 22 days ago
    Honestly this is the best chicken recipe I’ve ever tasted. I made it easier by putting the baby spinach in a covered dish and microwaving it for 30 seconds, that wilted it up just fine; plus one less tlb spoon of oil used.
    Kathy a month ago
    Delicious! Making it again tonight!
    Coto 2 months ago
    Really good, added salt and was wonderful! We will make this again, thanks!
    robert auer 2 months ago
    Great ! . Just added a bit more cheese . I’d make the it again .
    Bo F. 2 months ago
    Great used plain Greek yogurt instead of cream cheese
    Neelum Gogan 2 months ago
    I used chicken tenderloin for the recipe and light cream cheese for the filling. Replaced the mozzarella with chili flakes as topping and baked it all in the airfryer for a quick finish. Turned out good!
    Rae 3 months ago
    tasted good. quick and simple
    Donna Gregory 3 months ago
    perfect moisture in the chicken
    Yummly User 3 months ago
    Yumly Yum! This is one of my favorite easy recipes. I would eat it if I was doing Keto or not. It is so delicious! Sometimes I mix some pesto with the cream cheese for added flavor and definitely add more spinach.
    Travis Collin 3 months ago
    Perfect recipe, always make extra!!
    Nik 4 months ago
    Turned out great even though i don't really like spinach.
    Julie 4 months ago
    We were not a fan! We thought this was bland and flavorless.
    Patti 4 months ago
    This dish was amazing! Easy prep and will definitely make again. Probably will use 1 more cup of spinach next time. Served over brown rice, will try serving with cauliflower rice. Flavorful and easy! Made again! Did use a little more spinach and did not have mozzarella so I used Italian blend cheese. Did add more garlic/Italian seasoning. Served with cauliflower rice. Another delicious meal! Yummy.
    Molly 5 months ago
    This recipe was great! Simple and not a lot of ingredients needed ! The store was out of fresh spinach so instead I used a steam bag in the microwave first. I ate this with rice, will definitely be making it again !
    Lila 5 months ago
    Added a balsamic reduction and that made it energized!
    L. 6 months ago
    Great tasting dish and easy to make. Only downside was its it's a little watery so needed to thicken the sauce. Made it a second time, much less watery this time. This is an easy dinner to make and will become a regular.
    Alayna B. 7 months ago
    It was good. The directions say to put the cheese on right away, but mine burnt and so I just took the mozzarella cheese off and replaced it. I recommend waiting to put the mozzarella on during the last 10 minutes of baking.
    Stacy Kuryk 7 months ago
    Turned out excellent! (I did substitute cottage cheese for cream cheese to reduce calories).
    Amanda Louk 7 months ago
    Loved it. It was moist and was a hit for the family.
    Dayna C. 7 months ago
    Would use less cream cheese
    Cindy S. 7 months ago
    It was easy to make and the family enjoyed it
    Meg 7 months ago
    Loved it very fast and easy
    Sade Ajose 8 months ago
    I’m a student and this was stupidly easy to cook, and tasted absolutely banging. 10/10
    Elisa 8 months ago
    I Would add the mozzarella only ten minutes before removing from oven as it gets a bit Burned . rather han that lovely recipe

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